Mike Ford, 6-1, 200 pounds, is a four-star prospect and the 27th-ranked prospect in the South by Scout.com. Ford had a banner senior season with 2,836 rushing yards and 37 touchdowns. He was the leading rusher in the state of Florida and was named Class 5A Player of the Year.
Ford chose Alabama because, "It was where my heart lead me. It was the best place for me."
Ford committed to Alabama on January 18, choosing Alabama over South Carolina.
Ford said he had an ACT score of 16, but plans to retake the test soon.